Housemanship delay solution in sight, experts say


THE perennial problem of medical graduates having to wait for months for their housemanship was made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic which resulted in the suspension of recruitment of new housemen.

In a bid to address the issue, the government, through the Higher Education Ministry, has applied for an extension on the 2011 moratorium on offering new medical courses in higher education institutions until 2026, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba told Parliament on Sept 15.

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